"Notes and Podcast info from the PMlessonLearned.com Conference Call:
Topic: Job Search in the 21st Century (PMJobShop)
PMlessonsLearned.com founder and PM Best Practices host: Henry Will, PMP
PMlessonsLearned.com PMJobShop hosts: Mike Chrepta and Scott Percival
Presenter: Rod Colón, ETP Founder and CEO
Date of Conference Call: 13Aug2009
Podcast Number: 0077
If you're studying for the PMP Exam, you may want to listen to the MP3s of past PMP Exam Study Group conference calls. They're located in our Archive (see the link on our website).
Do you spend a lot of time waiting for the phone to ring and surfing the job boards?
On this PM JOB SHOP CALL Rod Colon will help us navigate the job search process in the 21st century.
The discussion will include:
- What networking is and what it isn't. With whom, when how.
- How to reach out beyond your comfort zone to meet people and market yourself.
- Mental toughness and maintaining a positive attitude.
The value or lack of value regarding job boards and how to locate the hidden
ETP Network Founder and CEO Rod Colón has a unique perspective on what it takes to succeed in today's global economy. Rod shares his 24 years of experience as a corporate HR management insider, outside agency recruiter, professional networker and career coach through an unusual yet common sense approach to networking and career management. His in-depth knowledge of international staffing, recruiting and networking gives Rod a unique ability to both coach and consult today’s professionals and executives around the world.
Today the ETP Network (1600 members and 12 million LinkedIn professionals) leads the way in the education of networking as a core career management activity through networking events, career coaching programs, conference calls, training seminars, job openings, channel partnering and networking libraries. Rod encourages ETP Network members to share their networking experiences and questions through a Q & A-style conference call and urges each member to become proficient with networking-oriented applications such as LinkedIn, Yahoo Groups, and Facebook.
Rod is currently working on his first book, Win the Race for 21st Century Jobs: Put CEO Power Into Your Job Search and Your Career, which discusses the need for networking and human relationships as a major part of any job search strategy.
Please join us for a future conference call (they're all free and open to all). We currently have several calls a month. See our calendar of future calls via the link on our website.
If you're looking for a PM job, we invite you to join our FREE PM JOB SHOP conference calls.
Join the Yahoo Group here: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/pmjobshop
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